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Non- Medical Hair Loss Treatment and Prevention

Non- Medical Hair Loss Treatment  and Prevention

Hair loss affect both men and women , most hair loss sufferers are men although hair loss in women is rising.

The rise of hair loss in both men and women maybe attributable to :

  1. Stress
  2. Hair dyes
  3. Exposure to chemicals

Causes of Hair Loss?

Hereditary male-pattern baldness is the most common cause of hair loss, but hormonal imbalances, stress, and diseases like hypothyroidism or polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have also been found to frequently cause hair loss.

In addition, the following conditions can play a role in the onset of your hair loss:

Nutritional deficiencies (e.g., iron, vitamin D, biotin, zinc, etc.)

Chemicals in food and environment

Excessive hairstyling

Medical conditions like diabetes, PCOS or thyroid disease

Medications

Post-menopausal baldness

Chemotherapy

Post-pregnancy hair loss

 

Non-Medical Ways to treat hair loss:

1. Scalp massage or acupuncture to restore circulation

2. Essential oils

3. Topical scalp applications of Indian gooseberry, onion juice, potato juice, fenugreek, licorice root, coconut milk or aloe vera gel

4. Homeopathic remedies like floricum acidum, phosphorus, calcarea carbonica, vinca minor, graphites, Mezereum, and Silicea

5.Dietary modifications to incorporate more nutrients that help improve scalp

                health and growth

6. hormone replacement therapy to correct a hormone imbalance

Healthy Diet to Promote Hair Growth?

Foods that contain omega 3s, zinc like pumpkin seeds

Foods that contain healthy oils like coconut oil and avocado oil

Foods that contain seeds like hemp seed, chia seed, sesame seed, flaxseed

Foods rich in biotin like sweet potatoes, almond, beans

Green tea

Fruits and vegetables

Foods that should be avoided include:

Trans fats

Genetically-modified foods or non-organic foods

Sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, or artificial sweeteners

Processed or fast foods

Canned foods (especially tomato products)

Vitamins for Hair Loss

Certain vitamin deficiencies are well-known for causing hair loss, and certain herbal remedies have been used for centuries to slow or reverse hair loss. Incorporating the following herbal supplements and vitamins for hair loss may be helpful:

B vitamins like biotin and B5 (pantothenic acid)

Iron

Zinc

Vitamin D3 with K2

Omega 3s

Saw palmetto

Rosemary

Ashwagandha

Rhodiola

Pygeum

Horsetail

Burdock

Stinging nettle

Ginseng

 

Hair Loss Prevention:

 

Prevention and early treatment of hair loss is important, as advanced hair loss cannot always be reversed. There are steps you can take to prevent hair loss, including:

- Keeping your stress level down

- Avoiding medication with side effects that cause hair loss

- Controlling blood sugar

- Avoiding over-styling and coloring your hair

- Using natural hair products that do not contain sulfates or parabens

- Supplementing diet with vitamins and herbs

- Regularly massaging your scalp with essential oils like rosemary

- Taking multivitamins after pregnancy

- Avoiding hormonal birth control

These natural remedies for hair loss can be a safe and effective way to slow or even reverse hair loss. To learn more Call 703 992 9815 or contact Dr Anteneh Roba online.

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Dr. Anteneh Roba

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